Yuma County, Colorado
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William D. and Jennie N. (Eastin) Burrell, Happyville
William D. Burrell proved up two quarters in 21 and 22,
2S 46W in 1916. His witnesses were Archie Kindred, Rolla G. Eastin, Nelson Stanbrough, and Aloysious L. Brady.
August 9, 1918 "Roy Nash was visiting at the home of Davis Burrell the latter part of last week"
"Miss Maude Burrell and gentleman friend went to tuttle a week ago Saturday night to a dance."
February 1920 "Mrs. Davis Burrell, who had been undergoing medical treatment in Yuma, and whose husband is also ill here, was alled to Eckley Tuesday by the serious illness of her children."
In 1920 Yuma County, Maud "Burall" 'is 17, born in Iowa, with parents Davis W. 41 Iowa and Jennie 36 Missouri. Sister May is 14, born in Colorado.
In 1930 Yuma County W. Davis Burrell is 51, Nancy J. 46, May O. 25, Mary A. 8, and James D. 6.
February 1931 Kirk items "It is well worth one's time to visit the school lunch room and note hte number of school children who take advantage of the hot lunches served at noon, and the capablee manner in which Mrs. Burrell manages so many. Mrs. Burrell feeds from 30 to 44 pupils and teachers each day and has served as many as fifty lunches in a day. These hot lunches are a great benefit, especially to little tots, who eat an early breakfast and drive several miles to school."
1936 "Mrs. Jim Hensley of Mildred who has been suffering with cancer for some time, is being cared for at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Burman Wheeler. Her only brother, N.H. Eastin and his wife of Eckley drove down last week to visit her and also visited their sons Bud and Glen and a daughter, Mrs. Davis Burrell and families while here."
In 1940, W. Davis Burrell is still farming with Nancy in Yuma County. Mary A. is 18, a typist in a professor's office, and James is 15.
November 1921 "The Burrell household goods were moved to Greeley last week by G.G. Rayder. The William Zwirn family moved into the house vacated by the Burrells."
1944 "Grandma Eastin accompanied Clyde Shively of Greeley here. She had been in greeley during the cold weather, staying at the home of her daughter and family, Mrs. and Mrs. Davis Burrell."
1951 Greeley "The Bnrrells have spent 48 years their wedded life in Colorado, coming here in 19.. from Decatur County, Iowa, and locating south of Wray. They lived in Yuma county near Kirk and Joes, and moved to Greeley in September 1941. Mr. Burrell, the son of John Burrell of near Davis City, Iowa, and his bride, the former Jennie Eastin, aughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Eastin, were married Oct. 1901 at the home of her parents, near Pleasanton, Iowa. They have four children, four granddaughters, a grandson, two great granddaughters and a great grandson.
The children were all present except the eldest daughter, Mrs. Maude Wheeler of Eckley, and include Mrs. Mae Moler of Greeley. Mary Alice Mitchell of Evans and James B. Burrell of Denver. Grandchildren at the dinner were Shirley Dodson, Sheri Sue Mitchell and Jim Burrell. Mrs. Mitchell baked the cake and Mrs. Moler and Mrs. Jim.."
1955 "Mrs. Jennie Burrell of Greeley was visiting with her daughter, Mrs. Homer Wheeler and family and brother, R.G. Eastin and Mrs. Eastin."
(William Davis Burrell 1879-1953 and Jennie Nancy (Eastin) Burrell 1884-1960 are buried in Evans, Colorado.
this was in the 1972 Yuma Pioneer.
August 24, 1953 " William Davis Burrell, of 111? Eleventh St., died Sunday at the Weld County Hospital. He had been a patient since... Mr. Burrell lived many years in Yuma county and came to Greeley in 1940. He had been ill five years. He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Jennie Burrell, and by four children: James Burrell of Denver, Mrs. Mary .Mitchell of Evans, Mrs. Maude Wheeler of Eckley and Mrs. Mae Moler of Greeley. There are seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services at 2:10 p. m. Wednesday from Macys drawing room. Interment Evans cemetery."
April 11, 1960 "Mrs. Jennie Nancy Burrell, 76, of 1310 6th St., Evans, died Saturday night at Weld County Nursing home. Born Feb. 6, 1884 at Saline, Mo., Mrs. Burrell came to Colorado from Iowa in 1903. She lived in Yuma county until 1941 when she moved to Evans.
Surviving are the following children, Mrs. Mary Mitchell and Mrs. Mae Molcr, both of Evans, Mrs. Homer Wheeler of Eckley and Jim Burrell of Hayward, Calif., eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren.
Also surviving are two sisters and four brothers, Mrs. Mabel Campbell of Leon, Iowa., Mrs. Josie Slutiville of Wray, Glen Eastin of Loveland, Dick of Gold, Rollie of Eckley and Bud Eastin of Denver. Her husband, William Davis Burrell, died Aug. 23, 1953. A daughter, Bonna Bell, also preceded Mrs. Burrell in death.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m., Thursday from Macy's drawing room, with interment at Evans cemetery."
June 14, 1960So is Mary Alice (Burrell) Mitchell, 1922-2007 "Married Roy Mitchel - May 4, 1946 - Platteville" ) )
In 1930 Yuma County, Homer J. Wheeler is 32, Maud O. 27, with Doras E. 8, and Ophal I. 6.
In 1940 Yuma County, Homer Wheeler is 42, Maude 37, with Earnestine 18, Irene 16, and Joan 4.
"James Homer Wheeler" 1897-1961 is buried in Wray 43396622 with Maude Orlena (Burrell) Wheeler, Opal Irence (Wheeler) Brown 1923-2009 and her husband Ross James Brown. 1930-2006. Ernesting Wheeler Billington 1921-2013 is buried in Illinois.
|ERNESTINE BILLINGTON, 91, of Cisne, IL passed away
Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Way Fair Nursing Home in Fairfield, IL.
Ernestine was born July 3, 1921 at Mildred, Colorado to Homer and Maude (Burrell) Wheeler. She married Wayne Billington on March 2, 1941 at St. Francis, Kansas, and he preceded her in death in 1996.
Ernestine was an LPN at Fairfield Memorial Hospital and for Home Health in Eckley, CO. She helped her husband farm and enjoyed quilting, cooking, and traveling. Ernestine was a member of Buckeye Christian Church.
Ernestine is survived by two daughters Sherryl Jungwirth and Judy Shannon; two sons, James Billington and Michael Billington; one sister Joan (Norman) Knapton. Also surviving are seven grandchildren: Valerie Irwin, Veronica Judd, Stephanie Harrell, Nolan Billington, Miles Billington, Evan Billington, and Leanne Billington Rozmajzl; thirteen great-grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her husband, and sister, Irene Brown.
Funeral services for Ernestine Billington was held at Hosselton Funeral Home with burial in the Buckeye Cemetery.
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